Love a Gamer: Privacy

Last modified: November 2, 2017

This policy explains in detail how Love a Gamer (a website under the Pandora Project umbrella) along with its affiliated sites (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “Love A Gamer”, “Pandora Project”) and phpBB (hereinafter “they”, “them”, “their”, “phpBB software”, “www.phpbb.com”, “phpBB Limited”, “phpBB Teams”) use any information collected during any session of usage by you (hereinafter “your information”).

Your information is collected via two ways. Firstly, by browsing “Love A Gamer” will cause the phpBB software to create a number of cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded on to your computer’s web browser temporary files. The first two cookies just contain a user identifier (hereinafter “user-id”) and an anonymous session identifier (hereinafter “session-id”), automatically assigned to you by the phpBB software. A third cookie will be created once you have browsed topics within “Love A Gamer” and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience. We may also create cookies external via other sections of the website.

The second way in which we collect your information is by what you submit to us. This can be, and is not limited to: registering on “Love A Gamer” (hereinafter “your account”), posts submitted by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter “your posts”), or contacting us via support@loveagamer.com

A third way in which we collect your information is by visiting the software. We collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and IP Address) to help us identify any potential issues and improve our services.

Your account will at a bare minimum contain a uniquely identifiable name (hereinafter “your user name”), a personal password used for logging into your account (hereinafter “your password”) and a personal, valid email address (hereinafter “your email”). Your information for your account at “Love A Gamer” is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the US. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your email address required by “Love A Gamer” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “Love A Gamer”. In all cases, you have the option of what information in your account is publicly displayed. Furthermore, within your account, you have the option to opt-in or opt-out of automatically generated emails from the phpBB software.

Your password is ciphered (a one-way hash) so that it is secure. However, it is recommended that you do not reuse the same password across a number of different websites. Your password is the means of accessing your account at “Love A Gamer”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “Love A Gamer”, phpBB or another 3rd party, legitimately ask you for your password. Should you forget your password for your account, you can use the “I forgot my password” feature provided by the phpBB software. This process will ask you to submit your user name and your email, then the phpBB software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.

We work hard to protect us and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. We encrypt our services using SSL and do periodical security updates to fix issues as we become aware of them.